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Orestes is a town in Madison County, in the Anderson metro area.
The community was named for Orestes Mcmahan, postmaster's son
The latitude of Orestes is 40.269N. The longitude is -85.728W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 328.
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16% of Orestes residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orestes ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orestes was $18,037, compared with $21,587 nationally.
2% of Orestes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Orestes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $319. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orestes political report.
The average commute time for Orestes workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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